Appendix D

GENERAL HOUSEKEEPING RULES

  • Passageways, storerooms, and service rooms must be kept clean and orderly
     
  • Do not use tools until you have been properly trained and authorized to do so
     
  • Workroom floors must be maintained in a clean and dry condition.
     
  • Do not remove machinery or equipment guards without authorization.
     
  • Every floor, working place, and passageway must be kept free from nails, wires, holes, or loose boards.
     
  • Do not make repairs to tools or equipment guards without authorization.
     
  • Store materials so that they will not fall.
     
  • Inspect electrical extension cords and other wiring to be certain they are properly insulated.
     
  • Clearances must be adequate for mechanical handling equipment in aisles, at loading docks, and through doorways.
     
  • Do not use frayed or damaged cords.
     
  • All permanent aisles and passageways must be clearly marked.
     
  • When using power tools on a scaffold or other locations where space is limited, get good footing, use both hands, keep cords clear of obstructions, and do not over-reach.
     
  • Use the right tool for each job correctly.
     
  • Before changing drills, blades, or bits, or attempting repair or adjustment, make sure items are disconnected from the power source.
     
  • Keep tools in good working condition.
     
  • Do not leave running tools unattended.
     
  • Do not use damaged, worn, or defective tools.
REMEMBER, PROPER HOUSEKEEPING IS THE FOUNDATION FOR A SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT!
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